CIRCE Imaginative Educational Leadership (IEL)

Leading With An Imaginative Mindset Through A Pandemic: Being Curious

By Jonathan Sclater (Principal, MEd in Imaginative Education, @jonathansclater) Welcome back to my 4-part series imaginative series on Imaginative Leadership, this is part 4 of 4. Over the course of this 4-part imaginative series, I will introduce and explain the following attributes I believe necessary to develop one’s Imaginative Mindset: being adaptable, networked, hopeful, and […]Read More

Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): Activities & Insights Walking Curriculum

M-Kuwetem-kt – “We Walk”

Have you read a book that changed you, challenged you or surprised you?  This is a question that the British Columbia Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Association (@BCPVPA) asks its members in Principl(ed) Magazine.  Holly Zurak, Vice-Principal at École Nesika Elementary in Williams Lake, Cariboo-Chilcotin (SD27), chose to write about the Walking Curriculum. In this post, […]Read More

Walking Curriculum

Hear From Teachers: Walking Curriculum Stories

By Michelle McKay Michelle McKay is a PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (University of Toronto) in Curriculum and Pedagogy and is a teacher with the Peel District School Board in Ontario (@MsMichelleMcKay). As a classroom teacher, I began using the Walking Curriculum as an integral component of my Kindergarten program […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Ecological Education (IEE): Activities & Insights Walking Curriculum

Three Cheers for The Walking Curriculum!

The Walking Curriculum has just been named one of the world’s most inspiring innovations in K12 education.  The global education ecosystem has seen remarkable disruption in education this year. We have also seen an encouraging willingness among educators, parents, and students to embrace new ways of teaching and learning. During this pivotal moment in the […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Educational Leadership (IEL)

Leading With An Imaginative Mindset Through A Pandemic: Being Hopeful

By Jonathan Sclater (Principal, MEd in Imaginative Education, @jonathansclater) Welcome back to my 4-part series imaginative series on Imaginative Leadership, this is part 3 of 4. Over the course of this 4-part imaginative series, I will introduce and explain the following attributes I believe necessary to develop one’s Imaginative Mindset: being adaptable, networked, hopeful, and […]Read More

Ebulletins & Announcements

Imagination Matters: CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (October 2020)

E-Bulletin Contents Welcome Message (from Dr. Mark Fettes, Executive Director, CIRCE) Upcoming Events A few of CIRCE’s Events & Adventures (February 2020 – October 2020) CIRCE’s Academic Council CIRCE International Learning in Depth Learn More & Participate Support CIRCE In our last E-bulletin, in February 2020, CIRCE’s Executive Director Gillian Judson looked forward to a […]Read More

CIRCE Imaginative Educational Leadership (IEL)

From Panic to Possibility: The Power of Imagination to Transform

By Laurie Anderson (Executive Director of Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus)  In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.-Shunryu Suzuki About 15 years ago when I was an associate superintendent of schools in Vancouver (VSB), I was asked to chair a school closure committee. Anyone familiar with […]Read More

Imaginative Educational Leadership (IEL)

International Call For Chapter Proposals: Imagination’s Role in Educational Leadership

Submit your 250-word proposal today! (Deadline November 30. 2020) We invite imagination, leadership, and social justice scholars at various stages of their careers and from all parts of the world to submit case studies, empirical studies, and conceptual scholarship representing diverse and interdisciplinary cultural perspectives. We seek empirical and conceptual research that points to the […]Read More

Art Projects Imaginative Education (IE): Activities & Insights

Creative and Imaginative Online Adventures in the Think Tank Environment

By Holly B.F. Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) As I reflect on how COVID-19 has completely reshaped our global landscape, the word that walks along my fingertips and spills onto paper is “challenge” for all families, carers and teachers.   Being forced to move our teaching environments so quickly online has eradicated us […]Read More